It's 2021 but teachers and nurses are still fighting for the right to pump milk at work.
Nearly one in four women of childbearing age are not covered by the Break Time for Nursing Mothers law, the provision that requires reasonable break time and a private non-bathroom space for breastfeeding
To ensure that as many employees as possible have information about their workplace legal rights and practical solutions to make breastfeeding work during the pandemic, the USBC-affiliated Workplace Support Constellation developed a printable document on the rights of breastfeeding workers in the co
Join the Workplace Support Constellation on Tuesday, December 8, from 3-4 p.m. ET for the third webinar in the Breastfeeding Works series, titled "Breastfeeding Works: Legal Protections for Lactating Employees and Students During the Pandemic & Beyond."
The American Academy of Pediatrics published a resource titled "Culture Plan Supporting Breastfeeding Physicians and Trainees." Development of the Culture Plan was coordinated by the USBC, with authors Jessica Lee from the Center for WorkLife Law and Lauren Hanley from ACOG.
These are the very same items that are in the press, they’re in our politics. There’s really been, I think, a transformation in the public opinion and education about the right to express breast milk at work, the right to have paid parental leave and the supports that new parents need. . .